The Teachings of Claude Bristol

Who was Mr. Bristol?

Claude M. Bristol was a veteran, journalist, author and businessman best known for his book, The Magic of Believing. Since 1932, his books have helped millions. Learn more about this book and other works by visiting the books section.


We help struggling individuals achieve success through positive thinking and taking action to improve their lives using the works of Bristol as a guideline. Many praised his work during his lifetime and continue to do so today, the famous comedian/actress Phyllis Diller disclosed in an interview that she was influenced by Claude Bristol’s work. Larry Glick, a well-known radio host, also vouched for him during one of his shows. Other self-help authors have also referenced his work attesting to its effectiveness. In fact, The Magic of Believing is included in Butler-Bowden’s 50 Success Classics: Winning Wisdom For Work and Life from 50 Landmark Books amongst the carefully curated selections. Bristol is recommended alongside other reputable authors such as Napoleon Hill, Dale Carnegie, Zig Ziglar, and along with acclaimed classics such as Sun Tzu’s The Art of War.


Using the foundations in his books we have resources that encompass important techniques which you can start applying to your life today. Our resources go beyond the books and make it easier to apply Mr. Bristol’s wisdom. In his foot steps, we too, have researched many sources to come up with profound examples of his teachings at work which can assist in putting his methods into practice.